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Orange County Commission for the Environment

Meeting Agenda

November 12, 2012

7:30 p.m.

Southern Human Services Center

2501 Homestead Rd, Chapel Hill, NC

A complete copy of the agenda is available for viewing online  A complete agenda may also be accessed at the DEAPR Office located in the Environment and Agricultural Center 306-A Revere Road, Hillsborough, NC M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

I. Call to Order

II. Additions or Changes to Agenda

III. Approval of Minutes

The Board will consider correcting and/or approving the minutes from October 8, 2012 as submitted. Attachment 1

IV. Annual Report and Work Plan (2012-13)

The CFE will prepare its annual report of the past year's activities and work plan for the upcoming year.  The BOCC has asked each advisory board to provide this by November 30.  The BOCC will invite the CFE Chair to attend a January 2013 work session to review the report and provide comments as needed.  A draft 2012-13 report is provided. Attachment 2

V.  Proposed Alternative Energy Task Force

The CFE will continue discussion of proposed committee to explore ways to improve County fostering of local sustainable energy production and energy efficiency.  Attachment 3

VI.  Election of Officers

CFE members are scheduled to elect a new Chair and Vice-Chair for the upcoming year in accordance with the CFE policies and procedures.  Attachment 4

VII. Committee Meetings (if time allows)

The standing committees will continue ongoing tasks and identify projects for 2013.  Attachment 5

VIII. Updates and Information Items:

Staff and/or CFE members will provide updates on the following items:

IX.  Adjournment

Next meeting: December 10, 2012 - Hillsborough, NC